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Clark Kauffman

Clark Kauffman

Deputy Editor Clark Kauffman has worked during the past 30 years as both an investigative reporter and editorial writer at two of Iowa’s largest newspapers, the Des Moines Register and the Quad-City Times. He has won numerous state and national awards for reporting and editorial writing. His 2004 series on prosecutorial misconduct in Iowa was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. From October 2018 through November 2019, Kauffman was an assistant ombudsman for the Iowa Office of Ombudsman, an agency that investigates citizens’ complaints of wrongdoing within state and local government agencies.

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Iowa board sanctions telemedicine doctor over child pornography conviction

By: - October 24, 2022

The Iowa Board of Medicine has sanctioned a Virginia physician for a child pornography conviction. The sanctions against Dr. David A. Lapides come four months after his Iowa medical license expired and nine months after he pleaded guilty to two counts of felony distribution of child pornography in the state of Virginia. Lapides practiced neurology […]